If you’ve been searching for a book that’s full of acting tips but also a guidepost to staying connected to acting as a craft, Actor for Life, might it.
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Paula Vogel’s new play, Indecent, is a vivid, entertaining and sad page-turner.
Acting coach Warner Loughlin has written a wonderful new book that debunks the nonsense of the “tortured actor.”
Sexton was a working actress and is now an acting coach and acting teacher, so she knows what she’s talking about.
Kirkwood paints a vivid picture. You can visualize the cabin and her dialogue is brisk and reveal so much about her characters.
The only thing wrong with Steven Karam’s new play, Speech & Debate, is that you might wish it would continue for another scene or two.
If you’re in search of a new monologue or just want to add one to your actor’s toolkit, you can’t go wrong here.
If you’re looking for the book on acting that’ll inspire and set a fire to your actor juices, Boze Hadleigh’s ‘An Actor Succeeds’ is one to check out.
The book begins with helping find your type and asking what kind of actor you are, how to play to your strengths when choosing your audition piece.
The new book, Broadway Musicals: Show By Show, is the most in-depth book on musical…
The tenth annual edition of The Playbill Broadway Yearbook is out and, as usual, it’s chock full of all things that are wonderful.
I hate monologues. Always have. It’s just so unnatural to stand there before a casting…
I love everything about this book!
All of the plays are very quick reads – they’re short plays, duh! – and most are pretty darn good.
Once again, The Playbill Broadway Year
Book Review: ‘Acting Lions: Unleash Your Craft in Today’s Lightening Fast World of Film, Television & Theatre’
Penny Templeton is a New York based acting coach with 20 years of teaching under her belt and the knowledge and understanding of acting and the business side of acting shows. In the book, she’s taken the lessons and styles of all of the great acting teachers – Stanislavsky, Strasberg, Adler, Meisner and Uta Hagen – and combines them all into her own technique.
This book is a must for any theater lover.
The Savvy Actor Career Manual bills itself as ‘The Most Comprehensive Actor’s Business Guide Ever’ and while that’s a pretty big claim, it gets pretty close.
If you’re a new actor and you’re looking to get into the sitcom world, The Sitcom Career Book would be a great place to start.
Trying to get into the Soap world? ‘The ABC’s of Soaps’ is a great way to start!